Friday, May 01, 2009

"And after much effort, Man created swine flu" by Ben Macintyre

Great and on point:

"I once worked on a chicken farm. Actually “farm” is far too gentle a word for the way these chickens were raised, and “factory” sounds too clinical. This was the seventh circle of chicken hell [...]

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Those mass-produced chickens were evidently ill. Air had to be pumped into the foetid shed to stop them suffocating. They still died at a pitiful rate, from heart attacks and stress, their bones often too weak to carry the weight of their artificially enlarged bodies. These were “wastage”. The carcasses were kicked into a pile, and eventually removed by digger.
Those mass-produced chickens were evidently ill. Air had to be pumped into the foetid shed to stop them suffocating. They still died at a pitiful rate, from heart attacks and stress, their bones often too weak to carry the weight of their artificially enlarged bodies. These were “wastage”. The carcasses were kicked into a pile, and eventually removed by digger.

One did not need to be a scientist to know that something very sick was being produced in that shed.

As swine flu spreads, and fear spreads faster, it is worth remembering that this, and other animal-to-human viruses, are partly man-made, the outcome of our hunger for cheap meat, the result of treating animals as if they were mere raw material to be exploited in any way that increases output and profits."

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